News drops a clanger: "no comment" from MS

Ikaruga XBLA date leaked - April 9

April 9 could well be the day that Ikaruga - the fantastic arcade shooter from Treasure - will arrive on Xbox Live Arcade.

So hinted a slip up on the Japanese site, which seemingly revealed the date earlier than was intended (quickly picked up by Japanese site Xbox-News).

The page on the official site has since been pulled, and MS UK offered no comment. Have some points ready anyway, though, just in case.

We've already blasted through the super-sweet high-res XBLA version, with full impressions and bullet-filled videos right here.